Five vehicles involved and 32 people injured in I-80 crash

An Iowa Department of Public Safety spokesman said on May 9 that charges will be soon meted out to those responsible for a five-vehicle crash that occurred on May 8, the Des Moines Register reported.

The accident, which occurred along Interstate 80, resulted in the injuries of 32 people, two of whom were critically wounded. According to a crash report issued by the Iowa State Patrol on Saturday, the accident had involved a minimum of at least five vehicles.

According to preliminary investigations, the crash started when a semi-truck crashed into the rear of another car in the westbound lane near Williamsburg at around 4:15 p.m.

The Des Moines attorneys at the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., are dedicated to representing those who have been injured in car accidents through no fault of their own. Learn more about pursuing financial compensation to cover damages from those responsible by calling our offices at (515) 225-2600 today.


Multiple-vehicle accident on I-35 south in West Des Moines

A multiple-vehicle accident that occurred in a construction zone between exits 65 and 68, south of Highway 5 along Interstate 35 in West Des Moines at around 9 a.m. on September 30 caused injuries to three people and closed I-35 to traffic for a couple of hours, WHO TV reported.

Data from the Des Moines police showed that the accident involved four vehicles – two semi-trucks, a pickup truck, and an automobile. The police said they found one of the semi-trucks resting on its side when they arrived at the scene of the accident.

The three people who were hurt during the accident were taken to Mercy Medical Center for the treatment of their minor wounds.

The crash caused a large diesel spill from one of the semi-trucks, prompting road maintenance workers to close the road to clean up the mess.

If you find yourself in a situation in Des Moines where you have been hurt in a vehicular accident due to the negligence of other people – either because of reckless drivers or local government units that did not maintain safe roads – call our attorneys at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at (515) 225-2600 to discuss your legal options.


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